Feb 272014
 
Spaetzle Tyrolian Style

Spaetzle Tyrolian style is a German specialty from Tyrolia or “Tirol” in German which is actually in Austria. Spaetzle are very popular throughout the South of Germany, Austria and also in the North of Switzerland where they call them “Knoepfli”.  You can make the Spaetzle from scratch or buy them ready made. To make them … read more …

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Jul 252013
 
Bohemian Poppy Seed Strudel

The Bohemian Poppy seed Strudel or “Striezel” is a German baking specialty  that comes from the Polish and Silesian cuisine but also from the Austrian part when it used to be Germany. If you want a “Striezel” you would braid the dough, if you roll it, it is a Strudel. It is made out of … read more …

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Oct 102012
 
Palatschinken Recipe and Designer Dirndls by Erika Neumayer

Although Oktoberfest in Munich just came to a close, there are still many Oktoberfest’s happening around the world and more people are deciding to wear the traditional dress to the events as well. However, if you’re looking for a dirndl that is fresh, modern and edgy then look no further than Rare Trachtenwear! Designed and … read more …

Sep 272012
 
Zwiebelrostbraten - Viennese Roast Beef

Zwiebelrostbraten  is a classic German dish that is served in many regions of Germany, like in Frankonia, Thuringia, Berlin, Hessen, Swabia or Vienna. If you would translate it literally it means “onion-topped roast beef with gravy”. The recipes vary by region. I want to feature today the classic variation: Wiener Zwiebelrostbraten In Austria the dish … read more …

Dec 142011
 
German Christmas Cookies: Almond Pockets

German Christmas Cookies from an old recipe from Austria, the recipe is more than 100 years old. The Christmas cookie is called almond pockets. An easy to make German Christmas cookie, you will find all ingredients in your regular store. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Christmas Cookies Almond Pockets 150 g flour 150 g butter 4 … read more …

Dec 142011
 
Rum Balls or Rumkugeln

Rumballs or in German “Rumkugeln” are almost mandatory for Christmas but, in my opinion, they taste awesome throughout the year. The rumballs are made after a traditional Austrian recipe from the good old times, when the emperor Franz Josef used to reign.  You don’t have to bake them, just make them per the given instructions … read more …

Aug 162011
 
Buchteln

Buchteln are an Austrian specialty and the most famous ones are served in the Cafe Hawelka in Vienna. The origin of the Buchteln is the region of a former German part called Bohemia, but have found the way to Austria and Germany. In German they are called “Ofennudeln” which means translated “oven noodles”. You can … read more …

Jun 082011
 
Sacher Cake

The history of the Sacher Cake or Sachertorte in German begins in 1832, when Prince Metternich ordered his personal chef with creating a special dessert for several important guests. But the master chef head chef got sick, so the task was handed to a boy of 16 years named Franz Sacher who was an apprentice … read more …

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